[Postcard of "Blue Hole" in Denton, Texas]

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Postcard of a river with several people in white dresses and bonnets standing along the shore, and more standing on a raft in the river. A printed note on the front of the postcard identifies it as "Blue Hole" in Denton, Texas. The handwritten note on the back of the postcard, sent from Roanoke, Texas and addressed to Miss Amy A. Allen in Manhattan, Kansas, says, "I had Jessie's letter sealed when yours came with the money order. Many thanks for the same. Baby isn't feeling well today but nothing serious I guess. Marian is not very strong yet. Hoping ... continued below

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. February 3, 1908.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2014 and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 171 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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Description

Postcard of a river with several people in white dresses and bonnets standing along the shore, and more standing on a raft in the river. A printed note on the front of the postcard identifies it as "Blue Hole" in Denton, Texas. The handwritten note on the back of the postcard, sent from Roanoke, Texas and addressed to Miss Amy A. Allen in Manhattan, Kansas, says, "I had Jessie's letter sealed when yours came with the money order. Many thanks for the same. Baby isn't feeling well today but nothing serious I guess. Marian is not very strong yet. Hoping to see you soon."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2014

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  • February 3, 1908

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  • May 7, 2015, 9:50 p.m.

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[Postcard of "Blue Hole" in Denton, Texas], postcard, February 3, 1908; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth611632/: accessed November 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.